Virgilio Afonso da Silva

University of São Paulo (USP) - Public Law

Largo Sao Francisco, 95

São Paulo, SP 05436-130

Brazil

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Scholarly Papers (7)

1.

Claiming the Right to Health in Brazilian Courts: The Exclusion of the Already Excluded

Law and Social Inquiry, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 May 2008 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2010
Virgilio Afonso da Silva and Fernanda Vargas Terrazas
University of São Paulo (USP) - Public Law and University of Sao Paulo - Faculdade de Direito
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social rights, right to health, courts

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How Global Is Global Constitutionalism?

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Dec 2014
Virgilio Afonso da Silva
University of São Paulo (USP) - Public Law
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global constitutionalism, proportionality, balancing, autonomy

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A Fossilised Constitution?

Ratio Juris, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 454-473, 2004
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Nov 2010
Virgilio Afonso da Silva
University of São Paulo (USP) - Public Law
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Constituent Power, Amending Power, Constitutional Law

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Duverger's Laws: Between Social and Institutional Determinism

European Journal of Political Research, Vol. 45, No. 1, p. 31, 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Nov 2010
Virgilio Afonso da Silva
University of São Paulo (USP) - Public Law
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electoral systems, Duverger's Laws; political parties; proportional representation

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Legal Argumentation, Constitutional Interpretation, and Presumption of Constitutionality

Proceedings of the Sixth Conference of the International Society for the Study of Argumentation (Amsterdam, 2007), vol. 2: 1291-1294
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Jan 2016
Virgilio Afonso da Silva
University of São Paulo (USP) - Public Law
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presumptions, constitutional interpretation, judicial review

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Constitutional Ideas and the Role of Jurists in 20th Century Brazil: A Brief Survey

Spanish in Diego Valadés et al. (eds.), Ideas e instituciones constitucionales en el siglo XX, México: Siglo XXI/UNAM, 2011: 517-525.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Apr 2016
Virgilio Afonso da Silva
University of São Paulo (USP) - Public Law
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political thought, constitutional law, jurists

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Who Am I to Disagree with a Supreme Court Justice? Legal Education between Argument from Authority and Free Debate of Ideas

Revista Direito GV 11 (2010): 95-118
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2016
Virgilio Afonso da Silva and Daniel Wang
University of São Paulo (USP) - Public Law and University of London - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
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legal education, methodology, constitutional rights, case law, seminars, participatory methodology